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A video event with Merce Cunningham, pt. 1 and pt. 2

Title
A video event with Merce Cunningham, pt. 1 and pt. 2 [electronic resource]
Publication
1974.

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIC 9-94Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Description
1 streaming video file (60 min.) : sd., col.
Uniform Title
  • Winterbranch (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Second hand (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Sounddance (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • TV rerun (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Changing steps (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Landrover (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
  • Signals (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Note
  • Recorded at the CBS studio on May 10 and 11, 1974 and telecast by CBS-TV, New York on Camera three, October 27, 1974 and November 3, 1974. Produced and directed by Merrill Brockway.
  • Choreography: Merce Cunningham. Scenery: Jim Ryan. Performed by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Merce Cunningham, Ellen Cornfield, Meg Harper, Susana Hayman-Chaffey, Cathy Kerr, Chris Komar, Robert Kovich, Brynar Mehl, Charles Moulton, Julie Roess-Smith, and Valda Setterfield.
Contents
CONTENTS. - Part 1. Merce Cunningham discusses events, spaces, rehearsals, teaching, and dancers, and is shown teaching a technique class. Winterbranch: excerpts. Second hand: Solo danced by Merce Cunningham. Sounddance: excerpts. TV rerun: four views of various sequences shown simultaneously by way of split television screen. - Part 2. Merce Cunningham discusses how he makes a dance and demonstrates the development of a phrase. Changing steps: excerpts. A solo, duo, trio, and quartet are shown simultaneously by way of split television screen. Landrover: excerpts from 2nd and 4th sections. Signals: trio and sextet featuring solos by Meg Harper.
Call Number
*MGZIDF 4445
Title
A video event with Merce Cunningham, pt. 1 and pt. 2 [electronic resource]
Imprint
1974.
Local Note
Former classmarks: *MGZIC 9-94 & *MGZIDVD 5-2144.
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Local Subject
Television. Camera three.
Television. A video event with Merce Cunningham and dancers.
Added Author
Cunningham, Merce, choreographer.
Cunningham, Merce, dancer.
Cunningham, Merce, commentator.
Cornfield, Ellen, dancer.
Harper, Meg, dancer.
Hayman-Chaffey, Susana, dancer.
Kerr, Catherine, dancer.
Komar, Chris, dancer.
Kovich, Robert, dancer.
Mehl, Brynar, dancer.
Moulton, Charles, 1954- dancer.
Roess-Smith, Julie, dancer.
Setterfield, Valda, dancer.
Brockway, Merrill. Producer
Brockway, Merrill. Director
Merce Cunningham Dance Company.
Added Title
Winterbranch (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Second hand (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Sounddance (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
TV rerun (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Changing steps (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Landrover (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Signals (Choreographic work : Cunningham)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDF 4445
*MGZIDVD 5-2144 (former)
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